TOM WARD - R.I. Housing projects don’t come cheap

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A few weeks ago I wrote of my support for the R.I. Housing agency’s saving of the historic Ashton Village, a group of duplex brick homes near the former Ashton Mill, now converted by a private party... more

ARLENE VIOLET - Add ethics oversight; Approve Question 2

Rhode Island citizens have something which they rarely get, namely, a second chance. Back in 1986 the state’s Constitutional Convention created an Ethics Committee which would be nonpartisan in... more

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Does R.I. protect, and not deport, rapists?

Recently while perusing the R.I. Sex Offender list (just Google R.I. Probation/Sex offender list and click accept) to check on my town I discovered some rather alarming information. Were you aware... more

Invenergy plant discussion in Cumberland Oct. 27

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Do these cops’ lives matter?

Two Boston Cops got shot the other day. Not one street protest about how their lives matter. Not one demand for stricter controls on the kind of person who shot them or the weapons he used. No crowds... more

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